Definitions for tanzaniaˌtæn zəˈni ə
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Tan•za•ni•aˌtæn zəˈni ə(n.)
a republic in E Africa formed in 1964 by the merger of Tanganyika and Zanzibar. 31,270,820; 364,881 sq. mi. (945,037 sq. km).
Category: Geography (places)
Ref: Cap. : Dodoma.
Tanzania, United Republic of Tanzania(noun)
a republic in eastern Africa
Country in Eastern Africa. Official name: United Republic of Tanzania.
Origin: Blend of Tanganyika and Zanzibar + -ia, combining the names of the former countries that merged to form Tanzania in 1964.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A republic in eastern Africa, south of UGANDA and north of MOZAMBIQUE. Its capital is Dar es Salaam. It was formed in 1964 by a merger of the countries of TANGANYIKA and ZANZIBAR.